The table below looks at the statistics for the Field Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Field Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field Support Engineer
Rank - 147 127
Contract jobs requiring a Field Support Engineer 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.062% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.065% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £285 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £120 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
-57.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £13.08 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+52.90% -9.79%
Field Support Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2846 3089 2451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.54% 95.81% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1906 1957 1481
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 174 162
Average hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% +42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Field Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Field Support Engineer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Field Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Field Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Field Support Engineer across the South West region.

Field Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Field Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Field Support Engineer across the South West region.

Field Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Field Support Engineer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Field Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Field Support Engineer in their job title.

1 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
2 5 (38.46%) MS Office
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) Driving Licence
5 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
5 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) MCSA
5 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.69%) NHS
6 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
6 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003

Field Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Field Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Field Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
1 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCSA
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft